Fordham Hospital


Stock #: 270282
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: New York
State: New York (NY)
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The first public hospital founded by the city in the Bronx was the Fordham Hospital, which was established in 1892 on Valentine Avenue near Kingsbridge Road. In 1898 it was removed to Aqueduct Avenue and St. James Place. On May 11th, 1907, the handsome new quarters on Crotona Avenue were opened with impressive ceremonies, the total cost amounting to nearly a million dollars. There are 150 beds, and the authorities endeaver to care for all emergency cases in the Bronx above 170th Street

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